Critics say distrust torpedoed Blueway

Senator: It ‘came out of nowhere’

Posted: August 25, 2013 at 5:18 a.m.

State Sen. Missy Irvin, R-Mountain View, poses on the White River with Dan Stewart, president of the Stone County Cattlemen’s Association. The Blueway plan appeared “in the dark of night,” Irvin, a staunch opponent of the plan, said. Stewart said the lack of public debate angered him.

It was supposed to be a federal “blue ribbon” program, designed to highlight the raw, natural beauty of the White River and draw hunters, boaters and fishermen to its banks, streams and tributaries.

Stan Ward of Clarendon motors up the White River earlier this month. The National Blueway designation that was proposed to highlight and preserve the ...

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Wonder what Ivin thinks about the appearance of the approval of the hog farm on the Buffalo River tributary, you know, the one that appeared "in the dark of night"?

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August 27, 2013 at 9:41 a.m. ( | suggest removal )